Dear London School of Economics,
I would like to know what percentage of applicants with predicted grades of A*A*A* were successful for the BSc Politics and International Relations degree, between 2014-2019. Please could you also signify how many of these applicants were Home status applicants.
I would also like to know what percentage of Home status applicants overall were successful for the BSc Politics and International Relations degree, between 2014-2019.
Can you please confirm your definition of success please? Do you mean those offered a place or those who registered at the school?
Your request will be placed on hold until we receive this clarification.
Dear London School of Economics
Apologies for being unclear in my initial request. By success, I mean those offered a place.
Please could you respond promptly to my request, as I have clarified the definition of 'success'.
With reference to your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act, please find below the information you requested:
1) 1% of applicants who had predicted grades of A*A*A* were successful for the BSc Politics and International Relations degree, between 2014-2019. [Please note: that this is 1% of all applicants over the time period in question].
1a) 40 applicants
2) 69% of Home status applicants overall were successful for the BSc Politics and International Relations degree, between 2014-2019.
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